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My 2003 wrx has increasing road noise - its getting hard to hear the radio - no grinding, no pops, grunting - just loud and louder humming above 40 mph - even when i put it in neutral. drives fine - could this be tires?

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I want you to feel all 4 tires, feel for lots of flat spots. feel all the way around them. they might have flat spots on them. this will cause this noise. you neer to rotate your tires at 3,000 miles front to back. this will stop them from cupping out. thats what the tire store calls it. have your tires checked for balance when you rotate them. your tire with flat spots will make a good spare tire. switch the bad one to your spare to see if the noise gets changes

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